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Boys basketball: Now adopted, African teens more likely to play at Hurricane  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Following some uncertainty, it seems more likely Hurricane will indeed be lining up some tall timber from Africa on its basketball squad this winter.

Prep football: Hurricane practice offers exposure for dozens of players  Charleston Gazette-Mail

It may only be May, but the football field at Hurricane High School had a certain August feel to it on Saturday after an idea spearheaded by Hurricane head ...

Area football coaches laud Hurricane event  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - It may only be May, but the football field at Hurricane High School had a certain August feel to it on Saturday after an idea from spearheaded b.

Man arrested after shots-fired incident near Hurricane High School  WSAZ-TV

It happened Tuesday night during an argument with another man.

Teachers Flock to Putnam County, WV in Support of Protesters  WOWK

PUTNAM COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - Teachers from across West Virginia are making their way to the one school district not closed because of the statewide ...

Hurricane teen earns rifle scholarship  Charleston Gazette-Mail

HURRICANE — As a shooter, Bryce Ward has come a long way in a very short time.

Hurricane senior to sign on for UK cheer squad  Charleston Gazette-Mail

More than three cheers are in order for a Putnam County student who has realized her longtime dream this spring.

Prep softball regionals: Hurricane rolls to state tournament  Charleston Gazette-Mail

HURRICANE — Hurricane's three seniors — Caiti Mathes, Taylor McCray and Zoey Dunlap — have played in some big games on their home field.

Leadership is in her DNA: Putnam County senior builds engineering future through community, academic focus  WV News

Winning the title of EQT Student of Excellence from Putnam County is Tylee Oldham of Hurricane High School, who one day plans on mending the injured and ...

Hurricane High School student juggles school and a Hollywood career  WVAH

Like many high school students, Hurricane's Isabella Alexander has a part-time job. When she is not busy dancing on the sidelines entertaining fans during ...

‘DnL’ Produce opens second location in Hurricane  WOWK

If you're into produce and flowers for your garden, then you might want to head over to Hurricane.

Despite strike, Putnam only county school system to remain open  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HURRICANE, W.Va. - While West Virginia public school teachers and school *service* workers spent Tuesday on the picket line and packing the state Capitol, ...

Hurricane quartet leads Class AAA All-State softball  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — Hurricane led the way with four selections, led by captain and senior infielder Caiti Mathes, on the Class AAA All-State softball team, as voted ...

Despite bill’s demise, W.Va. teachers to strike for 2nd day  WTOP

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia teachers will remain on strike for a second day despite a move by the House of Delegates to effectively kill a ...

Hurricane lefty Jonathan Blackwell excited to sign with Coastal Carolina  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HURRICANE, W.Va. - A fan being disappointed when his favorite team wins a national championship is unheard of, but that's how Hurricane High School's ...

May on leaving Parkland high school: 'I was miserable' - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

PARKLAND, Fla. — Former Hurricane High School football coach Willis May says he's done at Marjory Stoneman-Douglas High School. May was the head ...

Photos: Hurricane defeats Parkersburg South in Region IV tournament game  Huntington Herald Dispatch

The Hurricane High School baseball team goes up against Parkersburg South in a Class AAA, Region IV tournament game on Monday, May 20, 2019, ...

Raymond Peak | Obituaries  WV News

Raymond Peak, 90, of Hurricane, WV, passed away May 10, 2019, following an accident. Mr. Peak was the long-time mayor of Hurricane, WV, serving the city for ...

Hurricane takes Game 1 from Parkersburg South | News, Sports, Jobs  Parkersburg News

HURRICANE — Jonathan Blackwell pitched like six-time Major League All-Star Ewell Blackwell Monday night. The younger Blackwell, a senior left-hander, ...

State tournament notebook: Culture sets Hurricane softball apart  Huntington Herald Dispatch

VIENNA, W.Va. - As Hurricane put the finishing touches on its fifth consecutive Class AAA softball championship Thursday there was a gamut of emotions that ...

School Building Authority approves funding for 19 West Virginia counties  WVAH

The West Virginia School Building Authority approved more than $72. 4 million in needs grant funding Monday for school systems across the state, including ...

Putnam County teachers, service personnel will go unpaid because of strike  Charleston Gazette-Mail

POCA — Rain poured down on students, *service* personnel and teachers picketing outside of Poca High School at 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Prep soccer: Jim Dagostine steps away as Hurricane boys coach  Charleston Gazette-Mail

As the three-week practice period begins in Putnam County on Monday, a new coach will run be running the show for Hurricane's boys soccer team.

Putnam superintendent defends decision to keep school open - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

WINFIELD, W.Va. — When West Virginia teachers and school *service* personnel walked off the job Tuesday, only one school system kept the doors of their ...

Motherhood not slowing Hurricane senior golfer Hart  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HURRICANE, W.Va. — Olivia Hart says "bird" to her nearly 2-year-old daughter Penelope and the little girl smiles and flaps her arms. "Penelope is super smart," ...

Hurricane, Cabell Midland pace All-MSAC softball teams  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - Class AAA softball state champion Hurricane placed six players on the All-Mountain State Athletic Conference team. Cabell Midland also had ...

Signing day: Putnam County teen commits to Big Blue achieving her dream  WOWK

PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WOWK) – Tylee Oldham is a senior at Hurricane High School. She graduates in a few days trading in her Redskin uniform for a ...

Hurricane High softball stars sign with Division I programs  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Hurricane High School softball continues to send players to play college ball, with two signing at NCAA Division I programs on Thursday.

Grand theft auto fugitive from Texas arrested in Hurricane, W.Va.  WSAZ-TV

HURRICANE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man wanted in Texas for grand theft auto charges and a parole violation is in custody in West Virginia, after police say he stole ...

Photos: Hurricane defeats Woodrow Wilson, 14-6 | Multimedia  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Hurricane takes on Woodrow Wilson during a high school football game on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at Hurricane High School.

Hurricane's bats face off with Hedgesville ace Chase DeLauter  The Logan Banner

The defending state champions took on the reigning state player of the year Saturday when No. 2 seed Hurricane (32-5) met No. 3 Hedgesville (25-8) in the ...

School Building Authority awards 19 counties funding for projects - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — School leaders from 19 counties can breathe a sigh of relief after Monday's School Building Authority meeting. The SBA awarded eight ...

Richard Keith Bays | Obituaries  WV News

Richard Keith Bays, 76, of Hurricane, WV Born October 12, 1942, Died May 21, 2019 working on the farm that he loved. Keith was a 1960 Graduate of Hurricane ...

Former Hurricane High head football coach safe after deadly Fla. school shooting  WSAZ-TV

PARKLAND, Fla. (WSAZ) -- A former head football coach at Hurricane High School, who now works at the school in South Florida where the deadly mass ...

Bradley David Atkins | Obituaries  WV News

Bradley David Atkins, 25, died at home on December 26, 2018.

Bridgeport High School's Smith elected state DECA president  WV News

During the West Virginia DECA Career Development Conference's awards ceremony in Charleston March 11, Alden Smith, a Bridgeport High School junior, was ...

Gov. Justice tells EQT scholarship recipients to work hard and acheive  WV News

CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice told recipients of the EQT Students of Excellence Scholarship Saturday that they need to work hard in order to achieve their ...

Jonathan Akers | Obituaries  WV News

Jonathan Akers, 21, formerly of Charleston, WV, went to be with the Lord at his residence in Long Beach, CA. Jonathan was a 2016 graduate of Hurricane High ...

WSAZ Explains: Why W.Va. teachers went on strike again  WSAZ-TV

CABELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Tuesday was the beginning of yet another teacher strike in West Virginia. Last year, teachers went on strike for nine days ...

Photos: High School Softball, AAA Games at Hurricane High  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Cabell Midland and Hurricane face off following a AAA softball match between Spring Valley and Huntington on Wednesday, March 2, 2018, in Hurricane.

Marshall's Shapiro, Hurricane's Blackwell await MLB Draft | Marshall Sports  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — A pair of pitchers, Marshall University's Josh Shapiro and Hurricane High School's Jonathan Blackwell, are the best area prospects hoping to ...

Talented RB Hill leads Hurricane into season  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HURRICANE — The Hurricane Redskins return two key offensive skill players and experienced leadership from a 2017 squad that finished 7-5 including a ...

Hurricane golfer Olivia Hart balances sport, school, motherhood  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Olivia Hart says “bird” to her nearly 2-year-old daughter Penelope and the little girl smiles and flaps her arms.

Danielle Renee Cavanaugh | Obituaries  WV News

Danielle Renee Cavanaugh, 34 of Charleston passed away, Wednesday December 26, 2018.

State tournament: Hurricane's bats get set to face Hedgesville ace  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHARLESTON — It's a matchup befitting the 77th baseball state tournament.The defending state champions take on the reigning state player of the year ...

Christian's Sports Beat: Taking it up a notch  Charleston Gazette-Mail

They say you lead by example, and I think one of the best cases of that in the area is Winfield High School cross country and track standout Aaron Withrow.

Photos: Huntington High vs. Cabell Midland, boys soccer  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Huntington High takes on Cabell Midland during a Class AAA, Region IV, Section 2 boys soccer match on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at Hurricane High School.

Hurricane's Cook to represent West Virginia at Boys Nation  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Hurricane High School rising senior Adam Cook will be representing West Virginia at American Legion Boys Nation in Washington, D.C., later this week, and he ...

Putnam Review Calendar: June 13-19 | Putnam Review  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Calendar announcements can be submitted by email to The deadline for submissions is noon the Thursday prior to the next ...

Hurricane's Caiti Mathes leads Class AAA all-state softball  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - Throughout the season, Hurricane High School junior shortstop Caiti Mathes consistently delivered in clutch situations to lead the Redskins ...

Truck totaled after struck by train in Hurricane - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

Driver was not injured in Monday afternoon collision.

CEO of the city: Edwards brings business sense to role as Hurricane's mayor  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HURRICANE, W.Va. — Scott Edwards, 48, of Hurricane, West Virginia, has served as mayor for more than a decade in one of the state's fastest growing cities ...

Rev. Dr. William C. Ellis | Obituaries  WV News

A great man of God, Rev. Dr. William C. Ellis, received his Heavenly reward Wednesday, October 10, 2018.

Former Hurricane Coach Willis May remembers his fallen colleagues - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

Click above to hear Coach Willis May. PARKLAND, Fla. — Football Coach Willis May entertained a pair of college football recruiters and a couple of his players ...

Fundraiser planned to benefit family of Putnam deputy who lost home in fire  WVAH

A cruise-in car show will be conducted to benefit the family of a Putnam County deputy who recently lost his home in a fire. The show is scheduled 5 p. m. to 9 ...

UPDATE: New South Charleston High School principal named  WSAZ-TV

Gabriel D. King will be the new principal at South Charleston High School.

Hooked on fishing: Hurricane youth team becomes bass bosses  Charleston Gazette-Mail

State teens are becoming bass bosses thanks to youth fishing clubs sponsored by B.A.S.S. Nation of West Virginia.

Class Notes: June 2, 2019  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Emily Thomas, a St. Albans High School senior, was recently awarded the prestigious Innovation Scholarship from the University of Charleston. During her high ...

Hurricane wins wild one over Bulldogs, advances to title game  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHARLESTON - No one wearing red will say Hurricane High School played its prettiest baseball game Thursday night. However, everyone wearing red will ...

Christian's Sports Beat: Striving to go higher  Charleston Gazette-Mail

One of the top girl high jumpers in the state is happy the track season has arrived, and she can concentrate on pushing the bar up some this season.

More than half of students in Putnam miss school on strike makeup day  WSAZ-TV

PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- As educators rally in Kentucky, students and teachers in West Virginia continue to feel the impact of a nine day statewide ...

Hurricane pitcher Perry drafted by Red Sox  Huntington Herald Dispatch

The Boston Red Sox selected Hurricane High School pitcher Aaron Perry Wednesday in the Major League Baseball Draft.

EQT Students of Excellence Scholarship 2018 recipients announced  WV News

CLARKSBURG — EQT Foundation, the philanthropic arm of EQT Corporation, is proud to announce the 2018 EQT Students of Excellence Scholarship ...

Nicholas County school board approves $159.8 million FEMA grant to replace schools  WVAH

The Nicholas County Board of Education approved a $159.8 million grant Tuesday from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, school officials confirmed ...

Stronger Midland boys on path to first winning basketball mark since 2010  Huntington Herald Dispatch

ONA — If Cabell Midland High School's boys basketball team had a theme song, it might be Chicago's “Feelin' Stronger Every Day.”Knights coach Rick Chaffin ...

Hurricane looking to leave behind a softball legacy  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - During the off-week prior to the regional softball tournament, Hurricane High School's softball team finished a practice and head coach Meghan ...

Christian's Sports Beat: The streak continues  Charleston Gazette-Mail

On Nov. 4, 2005, Kyle Cooper took the field as a member of the Hurricane Redskins high school football team.

Hurricane High student struck, killed by train Tuesday  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HURRICANE, W.Va. -- The city of Hurricane was devastated Tuesday when a 16-year-old boy was hit and killed by a train.

Photos: Hurricane vs. Parkersburg South, baseball  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Hurricane takes on Parkersburg South during Game 1 of the West Virginia Class AAA, Region IV best-of-three high school baseball series on Tuesday, May 22, ...

Photos: Hurricane vs. Point Pleasant, girls basketball | Multimedia  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Hurricane takes on Point Pleasant in a high school girls basketball game on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at Hurricane High School.

Vehicle sought in Nicholas County after armed robbery at pharmacy in Craigsville  WVAH

Nicholas County deputies and West Virginia State Police are looking for a vehicle they believe was involved in an armed robbery of a pharmacy. The robbery ...

School Building Authority hearing from school superintendents seeking needs based funding - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state School Building Authority will hear from school superintendents from 14 counties Tuesday looking to get part of $45 million ...

Midland, Hurricane claim wild walk-off wins in MSAC tourney  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HURRICANE, W.Va. - Two games, two wild finishes.That was what was on tap for the Mountain State Athletic Conference softball tournament games Thursday.

EQT scholarship recipients told to work hard, follow their passions  WV News

CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice told recipients of the EQT Students of Excellence scholarships Saturday they need to work hard in order to achieve their ...

Man tries to lure middle school runner into truck  WSAZ-TV

PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A community is on high alert after a man tried to lure a middle school runner into his truck. It happened Monday evening on ...

Culloden native, Marshall coach finishes with PR at Boston Marathon, pacing W.Va. field - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

Caleb Bowen was WV's highest finisher at 180th overall and told the story to WMOV.

Putnam teachers rally outside schools  Charleston Gazette-Mail

WINFIELD — Christine Harrison said she doesn't see any other option but to walk out.

Robert Timothy Cunningham | Obituaries  WV News

Staff Sergeant Robert Timothy Cunningham, 27, of Hurricane, WV, died suddenly on July 12, 2018. He was born December 27, 1990. He was the son of Teresa ...

Walker has successful season at WV State | Sports  The Logan Banner

Emilee Walker passed her freshman test with flying colors this season in her first year of collegiate softball at West Virginia State University.

Christian's Sports Beat: Persistence pays off  Charleston Gazette-Mail

When results from any sporting event are published, most of the time you only hear about the participant who won or did well in the game, match or race.

Top 5 Quarterbacks Class AAA  West Virginia University Wire

Diving in to the talent pool of class AAA quarterbacks is an extremely hard challenge to pick just five, but we are going to give it a shot.

Chuck Landon: If MU builds it, they will come  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Want to see Jeff Waggoner's "Field of Dreams"?It's not hard to find. It doesn't require a farm or even a corn field. Just look toward the future.

Federal prosecutor who put coal executive Blankenship behind bars arrested for DUI  WVAH

The lead federal prosecutor who put coal executive Don Blankenship behind bars for a year on mine safety violations was arrested for drunk driving early ...

Hurricane freshman pitcher thrives in big games  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HURRICANE, W.Va. - Tyler Cox doesn't do much of anything on the baseball field like a freshman.The Hurricane High School ninth grader has pitched like a ...

Strong storms moving through area, flooding possible  WVAH

Most counties in the region are under a flood watch as remnants Tropical Storm Gordon moves through the area. Strong storms will be moving through the ...

WVSSAC denies waiver for 19-year-old Hurricane player - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

WVSSAC board of appeals denies hardship waiver year for Hurricane running back Steven Handley.

Students hear message about opioid addiction  WVAH

Thousands of high school students in West Virginia Tuesday morning received a powerful message about the opioid epidemic that's happening in their own ...

Spring Valley left-handed pitcher Cody Sharp joins Herd baseball  Huntington Herald Dispatch

SPRING VALLEY - Cody Sharp will line up against Huntington High 6-foot-6, 305-pound tackle Darnell Wright Friday night in a Class AAA playoff football game, ...

Rivals in Rhythm perform for hometown supporters at Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center, in Clarksburg WV  WV News

CLARKSBURG — Rivals in Rhythm, a collaboration among Washington Irving and Bridgeport middle school students, performed their award-winning show for ...

Bridgeport Boys, Parkersburg Girls Win 2019 West Virginia State Titles  SwimSwam

The Bridgeport boys won their first West Virginia High School State Championships since 210 (and 2nd ever), while Parkersburg High defended their girls' state ...

Dennis J. Wilson | Obituaries  WV News

Dennis J. Wilson, 69, of South Charleston, passed away on March 12, 2019 suddenly at home.

Hurricane Fire Department Carnival Set to Get Underway Tuesday  WSAZ-TV

The carnival is open every night from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Hurricane High School.

Federal judge reschedules sentencing for Allen Loughry on criminal charges  WVAH

A federal judge has rescheduled the sentencing date for former Supreme Court justice Allen Loughry. U. S. District Judge John Copenhaver ordered Monday ...

Morgantown High School tops list of best public high schools in West Virginia

Several area schools cracked the top ten on a list of best public high schools in West Virginia, with Morgantown High School at the top.

CPR performed on child at Waves of Fun pool in Hurricane, expected to be OK  WVAH

A young boy was transported to the hospital Monday after nearly drowning at the Hurricane Wave Pool.Officials said one man's quick action saved that boy's life.

Sens. Capito, Manchin Nominate Four Local Students to Service Academies  Wheeling Intelligencer

WHEELING - U.S. Sens. Shelley Capito, R-W.Va., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., have nominated several dozen state students - four from the local area - to the ...

Hurricane's Dawson drafted by Detroit, will still attend LSU - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

Hurricane's Trey Dawson selected in 32nd round by the Detroit Tigers.

Hurricane takes 3 of 4 from Beverly Hills  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HURRICANE, W.Va. - Hurricane took three of four games from Beverly Hills on Saturday in Tri-State Youth Football League action on the artificial turf at ...

Hurricane's Aaron Perry comes to terms with Red Sox  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Aaron Perry had a heck of a choice to make. Would he join the University of Kentucky baseball team, where he signed in November, or would he sign with the.

WV Show Choir Festival highlights vocals, costumes and friendships  Charleston Gazette-Mail

For some, it's about winning. For others, the sparkly outfits, bold makeup, synchronized dance moves and hopefully perfect pitches translate months of hard work ...

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